# Problem: You may want to reference (Pages 165 - 166) Section 5.1 while completing this problem.Two positively charged spheres, each with a charge of 2.1 × 10−5 C, with a mass of 1.0 kg, and separated by a distance of 1.6 cm, are held in place on a frictionless track. What is the electrostatic potential energy of this system?

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$\overline{){\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{kQ}}_{\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{Q}}_{\mathbf{2}}}{\mathbf{d}}}$

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You may want to reference (Pages 165 - 166) Section 5.1 while completing this problem.

Two positively charged spheres, each with a charge of 2.1 × 10−5 C, with a mass of 1.0 kg, and separated by a distance of 1.6 cm, are held in place on a frictionless track. What is the electrostatic potential energy of this system?